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Anatomy Atlases: Atlas of Human Anatomy: Plate 8: Figure 5

Atlas of Human Anatomy

The left knee joint, opened from behind.

Translated by: Ronald A. Bergman, PhD and Adel K. Afifi, MD, MS
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The left knee joint, opened from behind

a) Femur (femoral bone).
b) Medial femoral condyle.
c) Lateral femoral condyle.
d) Intercondylar fossa.
e) Tibia.
f) Lateral condyle of tibia.
g) Medial condyle of tibia.
h) Fibula.
i) Fibula, head.

  1. lateral semilunar cartilage (meniscus).
  2. medial semilunar cartilage (meniscus).
  3. anterior cruciate ligament.
  4. posterior cruciate ligament.
  5. tibial collateral ligament.
  6. head of fibula, capsular ligament.
  7. Interosseous ligament of leg.
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